Assistant Professor-Tenure System

Job description

Assistant Professor-Tenure System

Job no: 605377
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Natural Science
Department: Plant Biology Cns 10032114
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Tenure System Faculty, Research/Scientific, Non-Union
Position Summary

The Department of Plant Biology at Michigan State University invites applications for a
tenure system Assistant Professor position from individuals studying fundamental problems
in plant biology. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, Plant Physiology,
Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Development, Systems Biology, Synthetic Biology and Genetics.
We seek candidates who show exceptional promise for addressing compelling research questions
about plant functional mechanisms. MSU is world-renowned for fundamental and applied plant
research and the Department of Plant Biology includes vibrant research programs in molecular
and cellular biology, biochemistry, metabolism, plant-microbe interactions, genomics,
systematics, evolutionary biology and ecology. In addition to developing an excellent, externally
funded research program, the successful candidate will be expected to contribute high-quality
teaching and service/outreach.



Required Degree

Doctorate -Plant Biology or related field

Minimum Requirements

Ph.D. in Plant Biology or related field is required.

Required Application Materials

To apply, individuals should prepare a single PDF document containing a cover letter,curriculum vitae, 3 - 5 page summary of research accomplishments and future research plans,and 1-page description of teaching philosophy and goals to be submitted to the MSU Human Resources site at https://jobs.msu.edu (posting #605377). Candidates must also arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted to [email protected] Review of applications will begin November 4th, 2019 and continue until suitable candidates are identified. Questions regarding this position may be emailed to Dr. Curtis Wilkerson, search chair, at [email protected]

Special Instructions

To apply, individuals should prepare a single PDF document containing a cover letter,curriculum vitae, 3 - 5 page summary of research accomplishments and future research plans,and 1-page description of teaching philosophy and goals to be submitted to the MSU Human Resources site at https://jobs.msu.edu (posting #605377). Candidates must also arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted to [email protected] Review of applications will begin November 4th, 2019 and continue until suitable candidates are identified. Questions regarding this position may be emailed to Dr. Curtis Wilkerson, search chair, at [email protected]

Review of Applications Begins On

11/04/2019

Website

https://plantbiology.natsci.msu.edu/

Department Statement

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities. Job applicants are considered for employment opportunities and employees are treated without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised: Sep 10, 2019 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Sep 9, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time

 

 

 

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